Fishing report

FRESHWATER Piedmont Area Lake Russell Lake Russell water levels are at 474.81 (full pool is 475.00) and surface temperatures are around 57-58 degrees, having risen several degrees from about 53 degree ...

Vikings basketball sweeps Patriots

Emerald’s girls’ varsity basketball team held off Powdersville in the fourth quarter by doing what it had done all night – playing scrappy defense and letting Quadijah Moore lead the ...

Building the program

Even in a loss, Channing Smith stands out. Standing about 5-foot-5 with French braid pigtails hanging down her back, the Ware Shoals freshman guard doesn’t shy away from outside shots. Smith&rsq ...

Gaining momentum

A season-opening loss in the Lady Cavalier Invitational tournament led to a third-place finish but got the momentum rolling for the Emerald High School varsity girls basketball team. The two-day tourn ...

Emerald takes Lakelands Duals

The competition couldn’t stand up to the Emerald Vikings wrestling team in the Lakelands Duals tournament at Greenwood High School on Dec. 30. Emerald defeated Bamberg-Ehrhardt, 49-30, in the c ...